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Breastfeeding a Foster Baby Mothers' Stories

Anon, CA, USA In December 2015, my husband received a call from a social worker informing him that his sister had given birth to a little girl who was now under protective custody. The social worker wanted to know if we were willing to foster and possibly adopt our baby niece. To be honest, we had no idea my sister-in-law had even been pregnant. My husband...

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Athena courtesy Lena Ostroff Features

Updated December 2015 LLLGB Mothers Photo: Athena courtesy of Lena Ostroff   Ask any breastfeeding mother why she has chosen to breastfeed and she is likely to tell you about the benefits to her baby, family and herself, as well as the joy and satisfaction of being able to meet her baby’s needs for food, protection, and security through breastfeeding. Some adoptive mothers choose to...

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